Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

Fundraising for PE & VC Funds

Banner Ridge Partners
Secondary fund

Clearhaven Partners
Second fund

Exponent Founders Capital
Debut fund

Fourth fund

Red Cell Partners
Debut fund

West Street Life Sciences
First life sciences-focused growth equity fund

Private Equity Deals

Renovus Capital Partners
Behavioral Framework
Undisclosed amount
Rockville, MD-based applied behavior analysis therapy provider for children with autism

Global Atlantic
New York, NY-based insurer

Whistler Capital Partners
Heart + Paw
Undisclosed amount
Berwyn, PA-based veterinary and pet care company

Summit Park
Michelli Weighing & Measurement
Undisclosed amount
Elmwood, LA-based test and measurement business

Blackstone Infrastructure Partners
Undisclosed amount
Merrillville, IN-based electricity and gas distributor

Fourshore Partners
Power Funding
Undisclosed amount
Tyler, TX-based provider of working capital to the oil & gas and trucking industries.

Golden Gate Capital
Virginia Green
Undisclosed amount
Richmond, VA-based lawn care provider

Monomoy Capital Partners
Waupaca Foundry
Undisclosed amount
Waupaca, WI-based supplier of cast and machined iron castings

AUA Private Equity Partners
Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing
Undisclosed amount
Whitestown, IN-based maker of popcorn and snacking products

Venture Capital Deals

Evolution Equity Partners, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and StepStone Group
Aqua Security
Boston, MA and Israel-based cybersecurity company focused on cloud-native services.

The Space Between, Highbury Holdings, GIC, Stardust Equity, Maverick Ventures, Fearless Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and General Catalyst
Devoted Health
Waltham, MA-based health insurtech focused on Medicare Advantage

Alpha Wave Ventures, Arch Venture Partners, Future Ventures, GV, Khosla Ventures, and YK Bioventures
Moonwalk Biosciences
San Francisco, CA-based developer of precision epigenetic medicines

Cathay Innovation and Zebox Ventures
Boston, MA-based ambient AI assistant for practitioners

IVP, NEA, Databricks Ventures, Nvidia, Jeff Bezos, Elad Gil, Nat Friedman, and Tobi Lutke
Perplexity AI
San Francisco, CA-based developer of AI-powered search.

Frazier Life Sciences, 5AM Ventures, DCVC Bio, Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, and GordonMD Global Investments
Radionetics Oncology
San Diego, CA-based developer of radiopharmaceutical for treating cancer

The Column Group, WTT Investment, Willett Advisors,  Atlas Venture, Foresite Capital, Alexandria Venture Investments, Arch Venture Partners, Casdin Capital, and Surveyor Capital
Remix Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA-based developer of small molecule therapies to modulate RNA processing

Lightspeed Venture Partners, Fin Capital, Primary Venture Partners, FinTech Collective, Blue Owl, and HarbourVest
New York, NY-based workplace savings platform